Death Becomes Her
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Ernest Menville: Where did you put my wife?
Second Doctor: She's dead, sir. They took her to the morgue.
Ernest Menville: The morgue? She'll be furious.

Lisle: We are creatures of the spring, you and I.

Helen: Oh ok! Well if she's not dead, you tell her to come down here, come right up to me and kiss me on the.
Madeline: Kiss you on the what?
Helen: Mad?
Madeline: Hel.

Madeleine: You're dressed. Special occasion?

Helen: I will not speak to you 'til you put your head on straight.

Lisle: Drink that potion, and you'll never grow even one day older. Don't drink it, and continue to watch yourself rot.

Helen Sharp: On guard, bitch.

Madeleine: Oh, it's you.
Ernest: Fine, dear, thank you, like a rock.

Helen: You have no talent for poverty.

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Continuity mistake: When Meryl Streep "blasts" Goldie Hawn with the shotgun and Goldie falls into the pool of water, she falls in backwards. However, when we see her get up, she is getting up from a face-down position. (01:05:25 - 01:07:10)

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Trivia: When Madeleine is in the morgue, we get a shot of a table and on that table is a jar with a brain and formaldehyde in it, and on the jar is a sign and the sign says "abnormal." This is a homage to the film "Young Frankenstein": Dr Frankenstein sent Igor to the morgue to get a specific brain, an intelligent man's brain, but Igor was startled and dropped the intelligent brain, so looked around for another one and he did: He found a brain with the label "abnormal" on it, and that is why the monster was so hard to teach and control.

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Question: What caused Helen and Madeline to break into pieces as they fell down the steps of the church?

Answer: They were warned earlier in the film that they needed to take care of their bodies. But obviously, they put them through a lot of abuse. They didn't take care of themselves, needing to be patched up frequently and whatnot. As a result, at this point, their bodies are like living mannequins more than human bodies. They simply break apart with force, such as falling down the stairs.

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Answer: Their bodies had become physically corrupted and fragile from the extreme anti-aging potion, and any stress caused catastrophic damage.

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